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Studying and Living in Canterbury

Canterbury College sits within a 10 minutes’ walk from the vibrant and historic city centre, and is surrounded by 90 acres of parkland. 

With over 70 shops, restaurants and cafés, including libraries and the historic Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury is a great mix of old and modern, city and countryside, you’ll never get tired of studying in the heart of Canterbury.


Canterbury College currently does not provide accommodation for students, however, private student accommodation is available throughout the city of Canterbury.

We recommend using Home Stamp Kent, although other local providers are available.


Canterbury College provides on-campus support through our wellbeing centre (you can find more information here), and we also ensure students are aware of where they can access support off-campus too.

We often direct students to Student Minds, a mental health charity focused on empowering students to take care of their mental health whilst they study. They provide students with the resources they need to develop the skills and knowledge needed to look after their mental health effectively. They also seek to ensure students have access to the mental health resources they need on campus through a student-led strategy.


As a student at Canterbury College, you will be a member of one of the best students' unions in the country. The Canterbury College Students' Union represents your voice and is free to join. Find more information here.

Studying in Broadstairs?

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The Broadstairs College Student Union is there for you. You can find out more he